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Our Mission

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United Way improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities around the world to advance the common good.

To enable sustained and measurable improvements in the quality of life in Scotland County by bringing resources together to address community needs.

In accomplishing our mission, we will be guided by our commitment to:

Serving those in need

Open communication with donors and service providers

Fiscal responsibility


Long-term positive change.



Become recognized locally as a leader in providing funding to health and human service organizations serving all citizens of Scotland County.



Manage an annual fundraising campaign in a cost effective manner on behalf of the health and human service needs of Scotland County.

Seek and develop alternative funding sources.

Conduct a fund distribution process led by community volunteers that reflects the interest of contributors and funds services of member agencies.

Provide oversight and accountability for funds raised, funds distributed and results achieved.

Work together with other organizations and individuals to identify programs that positively impact health and human service problems in Scotland County.

Act as an information and referral service.

Heighten the community’s awareness of the efforts of United Way of Scotland County to improve the quality of life for all citizens.